Babcock should avoid a rebuilding team, says Cherry

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We continue to wait for a decision from Mike Babcock. Will he remain as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, or choose to take over behind the bench of another National Hockey League team, starting a new path in his career?

Don Cherry, during his Coach’s Corner segment on Friday, offered his input and advice for Babcock:

“Of all the guys in the world that should tell Babcock what to do, it’s me,” said Cherry, a Jack Adams Award winner as the NHL’s coach of the year with the Boston Bruins in 1975-76, as per Sportsnet.

“I have some suggestions for him,” Cherry continued. “I would say San Jose. Don’t go to a rebuilding team, it’ll break your heart. You only have one life, enjoy it. Go to San Jose. I bet he goes to San Jose, I think that’s where he’s going to go.”